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(Source: COMPREHENSIVE INDEX of the BIOGRAPHY OF THE
PIONEERS OF EDGAR AND VERMILION COUNTIES, ILLINOIS (Originally Published in 1889)
© 2012 Norma Ewing: All rights reserved.

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Fagins, Marion 418, 419, 420. h/o Adeline (Olehy) Fagins.

(Fagner), Alice Bauman. 652, 653. d/o Christian Fagner and Louisa (Schwalen) Fagner. w/o John Bauman. m/o Anna May Bauman.

Fagner, Christian. Bio 652, 653. b.1835. s/o John Fagner and Margaret (Miley) Fagner. h/o Louisa (Schwalen) Fagner. f/o Frederick E. Fagner; Alice (Fagner) Bauman; William H. Fagner. At age 21, Christian went to Indiana for 8 years as a painter, then worked for short periods at other places. In 1877, he moved his family to Illinois where he purchased his 200 acre farm, and another farm elsewhere.

Fagner, Frederick E. 652, 653. s/o Christian Fagner and Louisa (Schwalen) Fagner.

Fagner, John. 652, 653. b.1802 in Germany. d.1884/82. h/o Margaret (Miley) Fagner. f/o 6 children, 5 living including Christian Fagner, Bio 652, 653. Most of the children lived in Illinois or Indiana.

Fagner, William H. 652, 653. s/o Christian Fagner and Louisa (Schwalen) Fagner.

Fair, Charles E. 889, 890. s/o Richard Fair and Susan (Baird) Fair Tucker.

Fair, Edward. 889, 890. f/o James Fair. Edward left Virginia and settled in Kentucky, and was one of the earliest Kentucky pioneers.

Fair, George W. Bio 889, 890. b.1853. s/o Richard Fair and Susan (Baird) Fair. Husband of two women: (Wife #1) Dorotha L. (Hoult) Fair who died in 1884, 6 years after their marriage. (Wife #2) Emily (Hoult) Fair whom he married in 1886. Emily was the sister of first wife, Dorotha. m/o Susie (Fair). George was a boy when his father died, and they moved to Bloomfield. His mother remarried, and he lived with his mother and stepfather, Osborn Tucker, until maturity. George established the first store at Horace called G.W. Fair and Co. He was the Deputy Postmaster and a railroad agent. In 1876 he sold his interest to his partner, farmed for a year, and moved to Cherry Point. He clerked for Tucker & Jenness for 2 years. In 1879 he moved to 80 acre farm in Ross Township and operated a second 80 acre farm. Each year he raised 300 sheep and Poland-China swine, plus 7 head of horses.

Fair, James. 889, 890. s/o Edward Fair. f/o Richard Fair. Like his father, James left Virginia and settled in Kentucky, and was one of the earliest Kentucky pioneers. He fought in the War of 1812.

Fair, Richard. 889, 890. b.1816. Son of James Fair. First husband of Susan (Baird) Fair. f/o George W. Fair, Bio 889, 890; Charles E. Fair. Leaving Kentucky, Richard, his brother (no name given) and his family came to Carroll Township in Vermilion County. In 1847 they moved to near Bloomfield, and engaged in buying cattle and horses. Richard purchased a farm near Steam Point, but died soon after.

(Fair), Susie. 889, 890. b.1887. d/o George W. Fair and second wife Emily (Hoult) Fair.

(Fairchild), Eva K. Dodson. 255, 256. w/o John W. Dodson.

Fairchilds, H. H. 723. Donated $5 to the Civil War fund of $8,000.

(Fairchilds),"Leo" Firebaugh 218, 219.w/o Robert Firebaugh. m/o 2 children. Note: Siblings Leo and Milton Fairchilds, married siblings Robert and Emma Firebaugh.

Fairchilds, Milton 219. h/o Emma (Firebaugh) Fairchilds. Note: Siblings Leo and Milton Fairchilds, married siblings Robert and Emma Firebaugh.

(Falls), Catherine Pate Williams. 679, 680. Second wife of Thomas Williams.

Falls, Jesse B. 570, 571. First husband of Mary (Ritchie) Falls Mitchell. f/o Mary E. (Falls); John E. Falls; Joseph I. Falls.

Falls, John E. 570, 571. s/o Jesse B. Falls and Mary (Ritchie) Falls Mitchell.

Falls, Joseph I. 570, 571. s/o Jesse B. Falls and Mary (Ritchie) Falls Mitchell

(Falls,) Lovena Utterback. 463, 464. w/o Harmon Utterback. m/o 10 children, all born in Missouri, including Lucy E. (Utterback) Talbott.

(Falls), Mary E. 570, 571. d/o Jesse B. Falls and Mary (Ritchie) Falls Mitchell.

(Falls), Margaret Finley. 676, 679. d.1883. w/o Mahlon Finley. m/o America (Finley) Brady.

(Fannha), Sara J. Hurst 864, 867. Wife of Elijah E. Hurst. m/o Dora A. (Hurst); George M. Hurst; James F. Hurst; Maggie (Hurst). Residents of Kansas, Edgar County, Illinois.

(Farmer), Louisa Faurot. 250, 251. Widow of Alva Faurot. m/o William H. Faurot; Alva Faurot; Farmer Faurot.

(Farmer), Sarah Turner. 1000, 1001. w/o James Turner. m/o Meshack Turner.

(Farner), Rebecca Oakes. 628, 629. Died on a visit to her home state of Ohio. w/o Michael) Oakes. m/o 1 daughter and 3 sons, including John Oakes and Daniel Oakes.

(Farrin), Lizzie Mann. 462, 463. w/o William T. Mann.

(Farris), Ella Cast. 227, 228. w/o James W. Cast. m/o Mabel (Cast); Minnie (Cast).

(Farrow), Catherine N. Hall. 840, 841. w/o William N. Hall. m/o 2 children.

Faurot, Alva. 250, 251. s/o Joseph and Sarah (Sears) Faurot. h/o Louisa (Farmer) Faurot. f/o William H. Faurot; Alva Faurot; Farmer Faurot.

Faurot, Alva. 250, 251. s/o Alva Faurot and Louisa (Farmer) Faurot.

(Faurot), Amy. 251. d/o Joseph Faurot and Flora (Thompson) Faurot.

Faurot, Benjamin. 250, 251. s/o Joseph and Sarah (Sears) Faurot. h/o Louisa (Avey) Faurot. f/o Elmira (Faurot); Harriet (Faurot). Died before 1889.

(Faurot), Cynthia Davidson. 250, 251. b.1843. d/o Ira Faurot and Elvira (Fowler) Faurot. w/o Hugh V. Davidson. m/o Ella (Davidson); Josephine (Davidson); James Davidson; Estella (Davidson). (Note: Faurot sisters, Cynthia and Hannah, married Davidsons, John and Hugh, who might have been related.)

(Faurot), Elmira. 250, 251. d/o Benjamin Faurot and Louisa (Avey) Faurot.

(Faurot), Elsie. 250, 251. d/o Willie Faurot and Annie (Ay) Faurot.

Faurot, Farmer. 250, 251. s/o Alva Faurot and Louisa (Farmer) Faurot.

(Faurot), Florence. 250, 251. d/o Willie Faurot and Annie (Ay) Faurot.

(Faurot) Hannah Davidson. 250, 251. b.1841 d/o Ira Faurot and Elvira (Fowler) Faurot. w/o John Davidson. m/o Arabella (Davidson); Ira Davidson; Zernah Davidson. (Note: Faurot sisters, Cynthia and Hannah, married Davidsons, John and Hugh, who might have been related.)

(Faurot) Harriet. 250, 251. d/o Benjamin Faurot and Louisa (Avey) Faurot.

Faurot, Henry. 250, 251. s/o Joseph and Sarah (Sears) Faurot. h/o Maria (Wolf) Faurot. f/o Sylvester Faurot; Theodore Faurot; Melvin Faurot; Mary (Faurot).

Faurot, Ira. Bio 250, 251. b.1819. s/o Joseph Faurot and Sarah (Sears) Faurot. h/o Elvira (Fowler) Faurot. f/o Hannah (Faurot) Davidson; Cynthia (Faurot) Davidson; Sarah (Faurot) Davis Steward; Victoria (Faurot); Willie Faurot; Joseph Faurot. A farmer, Ira left home at age 15, and farmed on rented land. His first 60 acres were later increased by a purchase of 200 acres of wild land.

Faurot, Ira. 250, 251. s/o Willie Faurot and Annie (Ay) Faurot.

(Faurot), Jane Porter. 250, 251. d/o Joseph Faurot and Sarah (Sears) Faurot. Widow of David Porter. m/o 3

Faurot, Joseph. 250, 251. d.1836. h/o Sarah (Sears) Faurot. f/o 5, two living: Jane (Faurot) Porter; Ira Faurot, Bio 250, 251. Deceased: Benjamin Faurot; Alva Faurot; Henry Faurot. The Faurots were of French ancestry.

Faurot, Joseph. 251. b.1858. s/o Ira Faurot and Elvira (Fowler) Faurot. h/o Flora (Thompson) Faurot. f/o Amy (Faurot).

(Faurot), Mary. 250. d/o Henry Faurot and Maria (Wolf) Faurot.

Faurot, Melvin. 250. s/o Henry Faurot and Maria (Wolf) Faurot.

(Faurot), Sarah Davis Steward. 250, 251. b.1846 d/o Ira Faurot and Elvira (Fowler) Faurot. Wife of two men: (Husband #1) Aaron Davis. f/o Olive (Davis); Seigel Davis; Effie (Davis); Leona (Davis). (Husband #2) Alexander Steward. f/o Lizzie (Steward); Alvina (Steward); Jessie Steward; James O. Steward.

Faurot, Sylvester. 250. s/o Henry Faurot and Maria (Wolf) Faurot.

Faurot, Theodore. 250. s/o Henry Faurot and Maria (Wolf) Faurot.

Faurot, William H. 250, 251. s/o Alva Faurot and Louisa (Farmer) Faurot.

Faurot, Willie. 251. b.1852. s/o Ira Faurot and Elvira (Fowler) Faurot. h/o Annie Ay. f/o Ira Faurot; Elsie (Faurot); Florence (Faurot).

Fell, Amos. 882, 883. f/o Hannah (Fell) Mock.

(Fell), Hannah Mock. 882, 883. 857, 858. b.1812. d/o Amos Fell. w/o John D. Mock. m/o a large family, with only 3 surviving to maturity: Elizabeth C. (Mock) Honnold; Frances B. (Mock) Honnold; Susannah W. (Mock) Shiveley. According to 882, 883, Elizabeth (Mock) Honnold was the sister of a Frances (Mock) Honnold, wife of John Honnold; John's brother was James L. Honnold, husband of Elizabeth. Another possible connection is the marriage of Mary F. (Honnold) to a member of the Fell family, given name not included.

(Fellows), Alice 499, 500. d/o Carrol Fellows and Betsey (Larrance) Fellows.

Fellows, Carrol. 499, 500. h/o Betsey (Larrance) Fellows. f/o Sylvanus Fellows; Cyrus Fellows; Louisa (Fellows); Charley Fellows; Oliver Fellows; Alice (Fellows); Jane (Fellows).

Fellows, Charlie. 499, 500. s/o Carrol Fellows and Betsey (Larrance) Fellows.

Fellows, Cyrus. 499, 500. s/o Carrol Fellows and Betsey (Larrance) Fellows.

Fellows, George. 363, 364. Died before 1889. h/o Mary (m/n/u) Fellows. f/o Jennie (Fellows) Jack.

(Fellows), Jane. 499, 500. d/o Carrol Fellows and Betsey (Larrance) Fellows. (Fellows), Jennie Jack. 363, 364. d/o George Fellows and Mary (m/n/u) Fellows. Third wife of Rueben Jack. m/o George B. Jack; Nellie (Jack).

(Fellows), Louisa. 499, 500. d/o Carrol Fellows and Betsey (Larrance) Fellows.

Fellows, Oliver. 499, 500. s/o Carrol Fellows and Betsey (Larrance) Fellows.

Fellows, Sylvanus. 499, 500. s/o Carrol Fellows and Betsey (Larrance) Fellows.

Fenno, (g/n/u). 713, 714. h/o Emma (Honeywell) Fenno.

(Fenstermaker), Mary Motelena Cessna. 372, 373 b.1800 d.1876/76 w/o Evan Cessna. m/o 9 children, 8 lived to maturity, 6 living in 1889, as did 3rd born William Cessna, Sr.

(Fenton), Mary E. Walling, 776. d/o Stacy and Mary Fenton. w/o Henry Walling. m/o Florence (Walling) Thompson; Jennie (Walling); Ernest Walling.

Fenton, Stacy. 776. h/o Mary (m/n/u) Fenton. f/o Mary E. (Fenton) Walling.

(Ferguson), Ettie Merkle. 784, 787. d/o Thomas Ferguson. w/o Douglas Merkle. m/o Etoille (Merkle).

(Ferguson), Mary Whitton. 260, 261. w/o Robert Whitton. m/o Charles E. Whitton.

Ferguson, Thomas. 784, 787. f/o Ettie (Ferguson) Merkle

(Ferrell), Laura A. James Newell. 586, 587, 588. Wife of two men: (Husband #1) Elijah James. f/o Jasper L. James; Syrene F. (James); B.W. James; Myrtle (James); Semlour James. (Husband #2) Henry Dorus Newell. f/o Beatrice (Newell) Moore; Dixie (Newell) Henderson; Harvey Newell. Two children died as infants.

Fiddler, Lewis. 1102, 1103. h/o Anna (Anderson) Fiddler.

Fields, Corelia. 328, 329. h/o Eliza (Lock) Fields. Lived in Canada.

(Fields), Irene Swaim. 620. w/o Brantley Swaim. m/o Byron Swaim; Christopher W. Swaim; Isabelle (Swaim); William B. Swaim; Dr. Patrick H. Swaim; John B. Swaim; Milton Swaim.

Fields, John. 900, 901. h/o Lavina (Shortridge) Fields. f/o Margaret (Fields) Newlon.

(Fields), Lillie Marley. 877, 878. w/o John Marley. m/o William D. Marley, Bio 877, 878.

(Fields), Margaret Newlon. 900, 901. Died 1884. d/o John Fields and Lavina (Shortridge) Fields. w/o Hiram Newlon, m/o 8 children, living: Cyrus Newlon; William S. Newlon; Hiram P. Newlon; Larkin Newlon; Malissa M. (Newlon) Sochenour; Dorinda L. (Newlon) Newcomb. Deceased sons: John F. Newlon, buried in Oswego, Kansas; Benjamin F. Newlon, buried in Illinois.

(Finley), (g/n/u) Frazier. d/o David Finley and Nancy (Miller) Finley. w/o Captain Frazier.

(Finley), America Brady. 676, 679. Died 1882. d/o Mahlon Finley and Margaret (Falls) Finley. First wife of Thomas Brady. m/o Clarence M. Brady; George Brady. America died on a "health seeking tour."

(Finley), Beulah Ann Frazier 704, 705, 706. b.1812 d.1864/52. d/o David Finley and Nancy (Miller) Finley. First wife of Captain Samuel Frazier. m/o 12 children, 4 surviving: Edward Frazier entered the army, became ill, returned home, and died 10 days later at age 19; Angeline (Frazier) Phillips; Mary F. (Frazier) Lapham; Florence (Frazier) Phillips; DeWitt C. Frazier.

Finley, Charles. 441, 442. s/o Watts Finley and Margaret (Davis) Finley.

Finley, David, Sr. 441, 442. 704, 705, 706. b.1780. d.1853/73 (or 1852). 738, 739. h/o Nancy (Miller) Finley. f/o Miller T. Finley, Bio 738, 739; Nancy (Finley) Frazier; Watts Finley, Bio 438, 439. Deceased: Son David Finley, Jr., died in the Mexican War; Beulah Ann (Finley) Frazier, died in 1864. David Sr. brought his family to Vermilion County in 1834. Mainly a farmer, for a number of years David was on the river, running to New Orleans. Later, he lost property to debt. David and wife Nancy died within 3 days of each other. After daughter Beulah Ann (Finley) Frazier died in 1864, her husband, Captain Samuel Frazier, married her sister, Nancy (Finley). Nancy had lived with brother Miller until she married Captain Samuel Frazier.

Finley, David, Jr. 441, 442. s/o David Finley, Sr. and Nancy (Miller) Finley. David died in the Mexican War.

(Finley), Edith. 738, 739. d/o Miller T. Finley and Rebecca (Morehouse) Pate Finley.

(Finley), Gertie. 738, 739. d/o Miller T. Finley and Rebecca (Morehouse) Pate Finley.

Finley, Mahlon. 676, 679. h/o Margaret (Falls) Finley. f/o America (Finley) Brady.

(Finley), Mary Honeywell. 441, 442. d/o Watts Finley and Margaret (Davis) Finley. w/o Alva M. Honeywell.

Finley, Miller T. Bio 738, 739. 441, 442. b.1826. s/o David Finley Sr. and Nancy (Miller) Finley. h/o Rebecca (Morehouse) Pate Finley. f/o Nannie J. (Finley); Gertie (Finley); Edith (Finley). Miller came to Vermilion County at age 7 in 1833. When brother David Finley Jr. died in the Mexican War, Miller used David's land warrant for 160 acres. He built a small house on his property which he shared with sister Nancy and brother Watts. As transportation improved, he raised less stock and more produce. In 1871 he built a big house His land holdings were 600 acres in Grant Township, 300 acres in another section, 2 acres of town lots, plus property in Rossville. 723. Donated $50 to the Civil War fund of $8,000.

(Finley), Nancy. 704, 705, 706. b.1823. d/o David Finley and Nancy (Miller) Finley. Second wife of Captain Samuel Frazier. The first wife of Captain Frazier was Nancy's sister, Beulah Ann, who died in 1864.

(Finley), Nannie J. 738, 739. d/o Miller T. Finley and Rebecca (Morehouse) Pate Finley.

Finley, Watts. 2-page illustration of Meadow Brook Farm 438, 439. Bio 441, 442. b.1780. d.1853/73. h/o Margaret (Davis) Finley. f/o Mary (Finley) Honeywell; Charles Finley. Watts arrived in Illinois at 6 months old. Watts once lived with brother Miller Finley. Beginning with 210 acres, Watt's farm grew to 710 acres on which he raised stock, cattle, horses, swine. Donated $50 to the Civil War fund of $8,000.

Finley, Watts. 738, 739. 723.s/o David Finley and Nancy (Miller) Finley.

Firebaugh, Curtis. 218, 219. s/o William Firebaugh and Melvia (Flora) Firebaugh. h/o Christina Porter. f/o 2

(Firebaugh), Elizabeth Snyder. 218, 219. d/o William Firebaugh and Melvia (Flora) Firebaugh. w/o George Snyder. m/o 2 children.

(Firebaugh), Emma Fairchilds. 218, 219. d/o William Firebaugh and Melvia (Flora) Firebaugh. w/o Milton Fairchilds.

(Firebaugh), Mary Smith. 218, 219. b.1853. d/o William Firebaugh and Melvia (Flora) Firebaugh. w/o John E. Smith. m/o Irvin W. Smith; Edwin R. Smith; Alfred G. Smith; Everett J. Smith; Alga Smith.

Firebaugh, Robert. 218, 219. s/o William Firebaugh and Melvia (Flora) Firebaugh. h/o"Leo" (Fairchilds) Firebaugh. f/o two children.

(Firebaugh) Susanah Myrick. 318, 319. w/o Thomas P. Myrick. m/o Mary E. (Myrick) Tillotson.

Firebaugh, William R. 218, 219. h/o Melvia (Flora) Firebaugh. f/o Curtis Firebaugh; Elizabeth (Firebaugh) Snyder; Robert Firebaugh; Emma (Firebaugh) Fairchilds; Mary (Firebaugh) Smith.

First National Bank of Paris, Illinois. History 948, 949. Organized in 1865 with a capital of $80,000, it rapidly increased to $125,000. Deposits increased to over $500,000 after the transition to the new bank in 1885. The bank's large brick building had one of the largest and most solidly constructed vaults in the Wabash Valley. Stock holders, officers listed.

Fisher, A. 1015, 1016, 1017. A. Fisher of West Virginia raised orphan Phoebe (Fisher) Tweedy. Relationship of the Fisher family and Phoebe (Fisher) unknown.

Fisher, Albert. 388, 389. h/o Della J. (Voorhes) Fisher.

(Fisher), Armeda Miller. 650, 651. d/o John W. Fisher and Mary L. (Dye) Fisher. w/o Douglas Miller. m/o Winona Miller

Fisher, Charles. 650, 651. s/o John W. Fisher and Mary L. (Dye) Fisher. h/o Jennie (Meyers) Fisher. f/o Charles Fisher.

Fisher, Charles. 650, 651. s/o Charles Fisher and Jennie (Meyers) Fisher.

Fisher, David P. 650; 651; 628. d.1878; or b.1808 d.1880/72. h/o Jane (Weaver) Fisher. f/o Michael Fisher; John W. Fisher; Mary J. (Fisher) Hall Wiley; George W. Fisher; Lucinda (Fisher). David arrived in Vermilion County in 1833 with only $1. He bought school lands from the state, and government land. He eventually owned 1,000 acres.

Fisher, Eddie. 650, 651. s/o John W. Fisher and Mary L. (Dye) Fisher. 723. Donated $30 to the Civil War fund of $8,000.

(Fisher), Emma D. 662, 663. d/o Robert Fisher and Olive M. (Cunningham) Fisher.

(Fisher), Eva. 628. d/o Michael Fisher and Maryette (Baum) Fisher.

Fisher, Frank. 628. s/o Michael Fisher and Maryette (Baum) Fisher. Graduate of the University of Illinois, Class of 1890, in Civil Engineering.

Fisher, Frank S. 662, 663. s/o Robert Fisher and Olive M. (Cunningham) Fisher

Fisher, George W. 628. 650, 651. s/o David Fisher and Jane (Weaver) Fisher.

Fisher, Hiram Way. 662, 663. s/o Robert Fisher and Olive M. (Cunningham) Fisher.

Fisher, Jacob. 650, 651. s/o John W. Fisher and Mary L. (Dye) Fisher.

Fisher, John W. Bio 650, 651; 628. b.1840 s/o David Fisher and Jane (Weaver) Fisher. h/o Mary L. (Dye) Fisher. f/o Charles Fisher; Eddie Fisher; Armeda (Fisher) Douglas; Josephine (Fisher); Jacob Fisher. Deceased children: Everette, Olive, Mattie. John was born on the old Fisher homestead. Beginning with his first 40 acres, plus 176 acres from his father's estate, John eventually increased his farmland to 980 acres.

(Fisher), Josephine. 650, 651. d/o John W. Fisher and Mary L. (Dye) Fisher.

Fisher, Lennox. 923, 924, 927. h/o Mary (Mason) Fisher. Residents of Zanesville, Ohio.

(Fisher), Lucinda. 628. d/o David Fisher and Jane (Weaver) Fisher.

(Fisher), Mary Gerard. 535, 536. w/o John Gerard. m/o Hannah (Gerard) Stevens.

(Fisher), Mary J. Hall Wiley d/o David Fisher and Jane (Weaver) Fisher. Mary's parents are the only fact upon which the three references agree. It is unlikely that there were three women named Mary (Fisher) whose parents were David Fisher and Jane (Weaver) Fisher. On 628, in a Bio of brother Michael Fisher, Mary is listed as a daughter of David and Jane. On 650, a Bio of brother John W. Fisher, referring to his sister, "Mary was married and died at the age of 24 years, leaving two daughters, Jennie and Nora." Page 1066, Bio of Leroy Riley cites Mary as Leroy's second wife, "Mrs. Mary J. Hall nee Fisher," the mother of 4 children by her first marriage.

(Fisher), Maude C. Sidell. 251, 252. 255; 628. d/o Michael Fisher and Maryette (Baum) Fisher. w/o Joseph John Sidell. m/o: Rozalia (Sidell); Zelda Luella (Sidell).

Fisher, Michael. Store and residence 376. Bio 628. b.1835. s/o David Fisher and Jane (Weaver) Fisher. h/o Maryette (Baum) Fisher. f/o Frank Fisher; Maud (Fisher) Sidell; Eva (Fisher). Michael attended Georgetown Seminary and taught some. He was in the hardware business for 10 years in Indianola. After his marriage in 1864, he farmed until 1877. He constructed the "Fisher Block," for his dealership in agricultural implements. Michael owned and managed two farms. He served as Justice of the Peace for 16 years, as well as Assessor and Collector. 650, 651: When his father died, Michael's mother made her home with him.

(Fisher), Myra Forbes. 662, 663. d/o Robert Fisher and Olive M. (Cunningham) Fisher. w/o Charles Forbes. At age 17, Myra entered Baldwin University, taking classical and music courses. She taught for 4 years. After father Robert died in 1876, mother Olive lived with Myra.

(Fisher), Phoebe Tweedy. 1015, 1016, 1017. d. 1872. w/o James Tweedy. m/o James F. Tweedy; John D. Tweedy; Anthony Tweedy, Bio 1015, 1016, 1017; Sarah (Tweedy); Margaret (Tweedy), deceased; Phoebe (Tweedy) deceased. An orphan, Phoebe was raised by the family of A. Fisher in West Virginia, relationship between Fishers not included. After James died, Phoebe lived with son John D Tweedy.

Fisher, Robert. 662, 663. Born in Canada in 1826. d.1876/50. h/o Olive M. (Cunningham) Fisher. f/o Myra (Fisher); Foster Fisher, died as an infant; Hiram Way Fisher; Frank S. Fisher; Emma D. (Fisher). Robert was a harness maker.

Fisk, Albert. 550, 551, 552. b.1860.d.1880/20. s/o James W. Fisk and Sarah A. (Dodd) Fisk.

Fisk, Earl A. 550, 551, 552. s/o James E. Fisk and Maggie (Horner) Fisk.

Fisk, Col. James. 550, 551, 552. s/o John Fisk. h/o Cassander (Frakes) Fisk. f/o James W. Fisk, Bio 550, 551, 552. From Virginia, James moved to Indiana in 1825. Note: No explanation for title of "Col." given. Age 84 in 1889, it can be assumed that James' birth date was 1805.

Fisk, James E. 550, 551, 552. b.1863. s/o James W. Fisk and Sarah A. (Dodd) Fisk. h/o Maggie (Horner) Fisk. f/o Earl A. Fisk. James was the City Marshall of Ridge Farm.

Fisk, James W. Bio 550, 551, 552; 578, 579. b.1834. s/o Col. James Fisk and Cassander (Frakes) Fisk. h/o Sarah A. (Dodd) Fisk. f/o Robert W. Fisk, Bio 578, 579; James E. Fisk; Albert S. Fisk, d.1880 at age 20. In rural Indiana schools, the school master began the day by using the rod on boys he considered needing it most, including James. At age 23 in 1856, the family moved to Illinois. The next year, 1857, James went to Coles County to harvest a crop, and married there in 1858. He joined Co. A, 38th Indiana Infantry and served 9 months as wagon master, engaging in many battles, and was in Sherman's march to the sea. He suffered a sunstroke in May 1865, which disabled him for 3 months. James dealt in agricultural implements, carriages, wagons, etc.

Fisk, John. 550, 551, 552. f/o Col. James Fisk. From Kentucky, John fought in the Revolutionary War. He settled among the Indians, whom he often fought.

Fisk, Robert W. Bio 578, 579. 550, 551, 552. b.1858. s/o James W. Fisk and Sarah A. (Dodd) Fisk. Robert was admitted to the bar in 1884 and practiced in Ridge Farm. He was the Police Magistrate of Ridge Farm from 1887-1891; Notary Public; Vermilion County Deputy States Attorney.

Fithian, David W. 666, 667. s/o Elisha C. B. Fithian and Annie M. (Hays) Fithian.

Fithian, Elisha C. B., Sr. Bio 666, 667. 739, 740. b. 1837. s/o Dr. William Fithian and second wife Oleatha or Orlethea T. (Berry) Fithian. h/o Annie M. (Hays) Fithian. f/o Paul H. Fithian; Lalla R. (Fithian); Elisha C. B. Fithian, Jr.; John C. B. Fithian; David W. Fithian. Elisha farmed for himself at age 17 in 1854. After his marriage in 1865, he became the supervisor for his father's farm. Elisha remembered meeting Abraham Lincoln at Dr. Fithian's home. Note: His mother Oleatha/Orlethea died the same year that Elisha was born. From the Bio of Elisha's father, Elisha's mother lived only 8 years after her marriage to Dr Fithian.

Fithian, Elisha C. B, Jr.. 666, 667. s/o Elisha C. B. Fithian, Sr. and Annie M. (Hays) Fithian.

Fithian, George B. 666, 667. 732, 733, 734. Died 1871. s/o Dr. William Fithian and Orlethea T. (Berry) Fithian. First husband of Edwilda A. (Cromwell) Fithian Sconce Evans. f/o Will E. Fithian, of San Antonio, Texas. Fithian, George. 739, 740. f/o Dr. William Fithian. An early settler in Cincinnati, the owner of the first mercantile business in Springfield, George also had the first house in Urbana, Ohio, a large log building which was a tavern.

Fithian, John C. B. 666, 667. s/o Elisha C. B. Fithian and Annie M. (Hays) Fithian.

(Fithian), Lalla R. 666, 667. d/o Elisha C. B. Fithian and Annie M. (Hays) Fithian.

Fithian, Paul H. 666, 667. s/o Elisha C. B. Fithian and Annie M. (Hays) Fithian.

Fithian, Will E. 666, 667. s/o George B. Fithian and first wife, Edwilda (Cromwell) Fithian Sconce Evans.

Fithian, Dr. William. Bio 739, 740. 666, 667. b.1799, the first white child born in Cincinnati, Ohio. s/o George Fithian. Husband of four women: (Wife #1) Francis L. (Shain) Fithian. Francis died in 1837, 2 years after their marriage. Note: Some confusion exists about her name, with one reference listing the name of Hubbard. (Wife #2) Oleatha or Orlethea T. (Berry) Fithian. m/o George B. Fithian, died 1871; William Henry Fithian; Elisha C. B. Fithian, Sr., Bio 666, 667; John Lee Fithian. (Wife #3) Josephine (Culbertson) Black Fithian. Note: Josephine's name was found in a biography of her son, General John C. Black, not in the Vermilion book. Josephine died after their 16th year of marriage. (Wife #4) Name not included. Fithian was only 13 years old when the War of 1812 began. Fithian joined the home guards. He began his study of medicine at age 17, studying under Dr. Joseph Carter of Urbana Ohio. He formed a partnership with Dr. Carter till 1830. Dr. Fithian practiced in Danville until 1879, when he turned to farming on 2,500 acres, 400 acres in timber. The land was leased to others to farm, with Dr. Fithian acting as superintendent. According to 739, 740 the farmlands were operated by his sons. Fithian, Illinois, was named in his honor by the Indiana, Bloomington & Western Railroad. Dr. Fithian was a friend of Abraham Lincoln. Note from additional research: In 1858, Lincoln gave an address from the balcony of Dr. Fithian's home at 116 Gilbert Street, Danville, IL.

Fithian, William Henry. 666, 667. 740, 741. s/o Dr. William Fithian and second wife Orlethea T. (Berry) Fithian. William lived in Fithian, Illinois, which was named in his father's honor by the Indiana, Bloomington & Western Railroad.

(Fitton), Henrietta B. Clark. 765, 766. w/o W. R. Clark. m/o Lilliam M. (Clark) Warner.

(Fitzgibbons), Mary Dazey. 271. w/o Charles M. Dazey. m/o one child.

(Flannery), Rebecca Coake. 1054, 1055. 731, 732. w/o (g/n/u) Coake. m/o Henry J. Coake. After her husband died, Rebecca and son Henry traveled to Kentucky together.

Fleming, Andrew. 783, 784. Deceased. s/o Robert Fleming and Annie (Wasson) Fleming. Twin of James, also deceased.

(Fleming), Ella. 701, 702. d/o William Fleming and first wife Frances (Hunter) Fleming.

Fleming, James. 783, 784. Deceased. s/o Robert Fleming and Annie (Wasson) Fleming. Twin of Andrew, also deceased. James was captured in the Civil War, and became so feeble from hunger that when he was released, he died before he could reach home.

Fleming, Jay. 701, 702. s/o William Fleming and second wife Alice M. (Osborn) Hiller Fleming.

Fleming, Leroy. 701, 702. s/o William Fleming and second wife Alice M. (Osborn) Hiller Fleming.

(Fleming), Luna Horn. 1095, 1096, 1097. Second wife of Dr. Abel Horn. m/o Carrie (Horn); John Horn, deceased.

(Fleming), Margaret Allen Cooper, 783, 784. Born 1834. d/o Robert Fleming and Annie (Wasson) Fleming. Wife of two men: (Husband #1) Allison Allen. f/o Robert Allen; Mary A. (Allen) Smith. (Husband #2) John N. Cooper. f/o Linnie (Cooper) Gunning; Minerva (Cooper) Conrey; Benjamin Cooper; Edwin Cooper; James Cooper; Hattie (Cooper). Born in Ohio, Margaret and her mother went to Indiana by way of the Wabash River to Parke County. (No explanation included regarding why she was taken by her mother.) After husband John died in 1889, Margaret continued operation of the farm, concentrating on grain and livestock.

(Fleming), Mary A, 783, 784. d/o Robert Fleming and Annie (Wasson) Fleming.

Fleming, Robert. 783, 784. Born in Ireland. h/o Annie (Wasson) Fleming. f/o James and Andrew, both died, see for story; William, deceased; Russel Fleming; Mary A. (Fleming); Margaret (Fleming) Allen Cooper.

Fleming, Russel, 783, 784. so Robert Fleming and Annie (Wasson) Fleming.

(Fleming) Sarah Lytle. 433, 434. w/o Robert J. Lytle. m/o Frank Elmer Lytle; Myrtle (Lytle) deceased.

Fleming, Thornton. 701, 702. d.1865. h/o Eliza Ann (Gorseline) Fleming. f/o 8 children including William Fleming. A merchant in Ohio, Thornton suddenly died, leaving his family with no support. Son William was just out of the army, one day before his 20th birthday, and father Thornton died one month after William's army discharge. William went to work on a railroad section at $1.50 per day to support and keep his brothers and sisters together.

Fleming, William. Bio 701, 702. b.1846. s/o Thornton Fleming and Eliza Ann (Gorseline) Fleming. Husband of two women. (Wife #1) Frances (Hunter) Fleming. m/o 2 children, only Ella (Fleming) living in 1889. (Wife #2) Alice M. (Osborn) Hiller Fleming. m/o Jay Fleming; Leroy Fleming. See for William's childhood spent in moves around the country and early printing years, such as working for his uncle, C. N. Allen of Cadiz, Ohio, who published the Sentinel. Although underage, William served with Co. H, 88th Ohio Infantry, on duty at Camp Chase, Ohio, guarding and transporting prisoners. William was discharged from the army, still only 19, one day before his 20th birthday. His father was a merchant in Ohio, and he suddenly died exactly one month after William's army discharge, leaving his family with no support. William went to work on a railroad section at $1.50 per day to support and keep his brothers and sisters together. After 3 years, he was able to return to the printing trade in Kansas City. He moved from paper to paper, finally buying the Hoopeston Democrat.

Fletcher, Albert I. 558, 559. 521, 522. s/o Henry Fletcher and Mahala (Haworth) Fletcher. h/o Belle (Newlin) Fletcher. Albert lived with father Henry, working on the old homestead.

(Fletcher), Allie 521, 522. 453, 454. d/o James Fletcher and Martha E. (Ankrum) Fletcher.

(Fletcher), Amanda Cupp. 521, 522. d/o John Fletcher and Rachael (Ruth) Fletcher. w/o Lemuel Cupp. m/o Ora (Cupp); Maud (Cupp); Carl Cupp; Ethel (Cupp); Pearl (Cupp).

(Fletcher), Amanda 521, 522. d/o John W. Fletcher and Martha (Price) Fletcher.

Fletcher, Charles. 226, 227. 558, 559. s/o John Fletcher and Gracie E. (Butler) Fletcher.

Fletcher, Charlie. 558, 559. s/o Henry Fletcher and Mahala (Haworth) Fletcher.

(Fletcher) Grace. 521, 522. d/o John W. Fletcher and Martha (Price) Fletcher.

(Fletcher), Hannah. 521, 522. d/o Henry Fletcher and Sarah (Duncan) Taylor Fletcher. Hannah and her sisters, Mary and Sarah, all lived over 70 years.

Fletcher, Henry. 521, 522. f/o John Fletcher. Henry was a wealthy officer in the English army. See"John Fletcher," 521, 522, for Henry's reaction to his Quaker son.

Fletcher, Henry. 521, 522. s/o John Fletcher. h/o Sarah (Duncan) Taylor Fletcher. f/o John Fletcher only surviving childhood, plus 3 daughters who lived over 70 years: Mary (Fletcher); Hannah (Fletcher); Sarah (Fletcher). Henry's grandfather, Henry Fletcher (a professional English soldier), sent his son John to Ireland when he discovered John was a Quaker. Henry followed his father's religious preference, and he, too, was forced to immigrate from Ireland to Philadelphia in 1793. The voyage took 11 weeks and 4 days as they drifted about because of a drunken ship captain and mate. Passengers got a gill of water each day (1/2 cup) and very little food. After moving back and forth between Ohio and Pennsylvania, Henry settled in Ohio in 1801, dug a mill race (a fast moving stream that drives a mill wheel) on his 200 acres of military land.

Fletcher, Henry. Bio 558, 559; 521, 522. b.1839. s/o John Fletcher and John's first wife, Rachael (Ruth) Fletcher. h/o Mahala (Haworth) Fletcher. f/o John Fletcher; Albert I. Fletcher; Marcus M. (Fletcher); William R. Fletcher; Lydia R. (Fletcher); Ola M. (Fletcher). Henry inherited the farm his father bought in 1840. He farmed and raised stock on his 333 acres. In his biography, he was congratulated for being one of the new generation of "book farmers" who applied the latest methods.

Fletcher, Henry. 558, 559; s/o Henry Fletcher and Mahala (Haworth) Fletcher.

Fletcher, Henry T. 226, 227. 558, 559. s/o John Fletcher and Gracie E. (Butler) Fletcher.

Fletcher, Howard. 226, 227. 558, 559. s/o John Fletcher and Gracie E. (Butler) Fletcher.

Fletcher, Howard. 558, 559; s/o Henry Fletcher and Mahala (Haworth) Fletcher.

(Fletcher) Irene. 521, 522. d/o John W. Fletcher and Martha (Price) Fletcher.

Fletcher, James. 453, 454. 521, 522. s/o John Fletcher and first wife Rachael (Ruth) Fletcher. h/o Martha E. (Ankrum) Fletcher. f/o Robert Fletcher; Allie (Fletcher). James and his family lived with his father.

Fletcher, John. 521, 522. s/o Henry Fletcher, English officer. f/o Henry Fletcher. John's father was a wealthy officer in the English army, and John was educated for the army. However, John became a Quaker. His father then drove John to Ireland and gave him 60 acres.

Fletcher, John. 226, 227. h/o Gracie E. (Butler) Fletcher. f/o Henry T. Fletcher; Howard Fletcher; Charles Fletcher.

Fletcher, John. Bio 521, 522; 558, 559. b.1815. s/o Henry Fletcher and Sarah (Duncan) Taylor Fletcher. Husband of two women: (Wife #1) Rachael (Ruth) Fletcher. m/o Sarah J. (Fletcher) Armstrong; Henry Fletcher, Bio 558, 559; Mary A. (Fletcher) Lewis; John W. Fletcher; Amanda (Fletcher) Cupp; James Fletcher; William Fletcher, d. age 23. (Wife #2) Lydia (Dillon) Haworth Fletcher. Married at 20 in 1835, the next year John and first wife, Rachael, settled in Vermilion County in the fall of 1836, and bought the farm in 1840, later inherited by son Henry. John was an active and involved citizen, Despite being a Quaker and being too old to volunteer, he helped raise money to procure substitutes for those drafted during the Civil War.

Fletcher, John. 558, 559; 521, 522. s/o Henry Fletcher and Mahala (Haworth) Fletcher. h/o Grace "Gracie" E. (Butler) Fletcher. f/o Henry T. Fletcher; Howard Fletcher; Charles "Charlie" H. Fletcher.

Fletcher, John W. 521, 522. s/o John Fletcher and Rachael (Ruth) Fletcher. h/o Martha (Price) Fletcher. f/o Mary (Fletcher); Minnie (Fletcher); Amanda (Fletcher); Oliver Fletcher; Lennie Fletcher; Grace (Fletcher); William Fletcher; Irene (Fletcher).

Fletcher, Lennie. 521, 522. s/o John W. Fletcher and Martha (Price) Fletcher.

(Fletcher), Lydia R. 558; 559, 521, 522. d/o Henry Fletcher and Mahala (Haworth) Fletcher.

Fletcher, Marcus S. 558, 559; 521, 522. s/o Henry Fletcher and Mahala (Haworth) Fletcher.

(Fletcher), Mary. 521, 522. d/o Henry Fletcher and Sarah (Duncan) Taylor Fletcher. Sisters Mary, Hannah and Sarah, all lived over 70 years.

(Fletcher) Mary. 521, 522. d/o John W. Fletcher and Martha (Price) Fletcher

(Fletcher), Mary A. Lewis. 521, 522. Daughter of John Fletcher and Rachael (Ruth) Fletcher. w/o Larkins Lewis. m/o Laura (Lewis); Rachel (Lewis).

(Fletcher) Minnie 521, 522. d/o John W. Fletcher and Martha (Price) Fletcher.

(Fletcher), Ola M. 558, 559; 521, 522. d/o Henry Fletcher and Mahala (Haworth) Fletcher.

Fletcher, Oliver. 521, 522. s/o John W. Fletcher and Martha (Price) Fletcher.

Fletcher, Robert. 521, 522. 453, 454. s/o James Fletcher and Martha E. (Ankrum) Fletcher.

(Fletcher), Sarah. 521, 522. d/o Henry Fletcher and Sarah (Duncan) Taylor Fletcher. Sarah and her sisters, Hannah and Mary, all lived over 70 years.

(Fletcher), Sarah J. Armstrong. 521, 522. d/o John Fletcher and Rachael (Ruth) Fletcher. w/o John Armstrong. m/o May (Armstrong).

Fletcher, William. 521, 522. Died age 23. s/o John Fletcher and first wife Rachael (Ruth) Fletcher.

Fletcher, William R. 558, 559; 521, 522. s/o Henry Fletcher and Mahala (Haworth) Fletcher.

Fletcher, William. 521, 522. s/o John W. Fletcher and Martha (Price) Fletcher.

(Flora), Melvia Firebaugh. 218, 219. d.1872. w/o William R. Firebaugh. m/o Curtis Firebaugh; Elizabeth (Firebaugh) Snyder; Robert Firebaugh; Emma (Firebaugh) Fairchilds; Mary (Firebaugh) Smith.

Florher, Henry. 625, 626, 627. Employed 18-year-old David Johnston on his farm.

Folger, (g/n/u) 565, 566. h/o Elizabeth (Rubottom) Folger.

Folger, Adolphus D. 745, 746. s/o John Folger and Elizabeth (Reynolds) Folger.

Folger, Alonzo M. 745, 746. s/o John Folger and Elizabeth (Reynolds) Folger. h/o Carrie (Castle) Folger. f/o Ray Folger. Alonzo lived in Indiana. Folger, Alvin. 745, 746. s/o Julius Folger and Annie (Jordan) Folger.

Folger, Asa. 581, 582. 672, 673. 745, 746. d.1850, or 1852. s/o Latham Folger. (According to Google, Asa's mother was Matilda (Worth) Folger). h/o Elizabeth (Starbuck) Folger. f/o Walter Folger; Erasmus Folger; Matilda (Folger) Haworth; Lydia (Folger) Reynolds; John Folger, Bio 745, 746; Mary (Folger) Mills; Sarah (Folger) Dubre; Rachael (Folger) Ellis; Thomas Folger; Uriah Folger. Asa came to Vermilion County in 1831. A tanner, shoe maker, and manufacturer of horse collars, he sometimes kept 4 or 5 men busy. Note: According to incorrect information in Bio of son John Folger, 745, 746, Latham Folger was twice listed as the husband of Elizabeth (Starbuck) Folger, and the father of the 11 children listed above. See Folger, Latham, for corrected information from Google. See 745, 746 for story regarding Latham being left to die by the British, stranded on a small island.

(Folger), Clotillie. 745, 746. d/o John Folger and Elizabeth (Reynolds) Folger.

Folger, Erasmus. 581, 582. s/o Asa Folger and Elizabeth (Starbuck) Folger.

Folger, John. Bio 745, 746. 581, 582. s/o Asa Folger and Elizabeth (Starbuck) Folger. h/o Elizabeth (Reynolds) Folger. f/o Ida (Folger); Alonzo M. Folger; Julius Folger; Adolphus D. Folger; Romania J. (Folger) Hollingsworth; Rachael E (Folger); Clotillie (Folger); Lottie R. (Folger). A Quaker, John graduated from the Vermilion Academy. He learned the tanning trade from his father. However he taught in the winter and tended to his stock on his 154 acres. John was an important Quaker minister, serving in many places. Daughter Ida died at the age of twenty-three years, "She was a student in the State Industrial College, Champaign, Illinois, and a bright and accomplished young lady. Her death was caused by hard study, which injured her brain and ultimately resulted in her death." Note: At two places in this bio, the father of John is given as Latham Folger, the husband of Elizabeth (Starbuck) Folger and father of her 11 children. This information is incorrect. Latham was the grandfather of John, and according to Google, the father of 12 children by wife Matilda (Worth) Folger. See 745, 746 for story regarding Latham being left to die by the British, stranded on a small island.

Folger, Julius. 745, 746. s/o John Folger and Elizabeth (Reynolds) Folger. h/o Annie (Jordan) Folger. f/o Alvin Folger. Julius lived in Michigan.

Folger, Latham. 745, 746. Information concerning the family of Latham in this bio of John Folger is in error, specifically the wife and children of Latham. According to Google, Latham was b.1749, s/o Reuben Folger and Dinah (Hussey) Folger. h/o Matilda (Worth) Folger, b.1758. f/o Rebecca (Folger) b.1783; Asa Folger; Lydia (Folger); Elisabeth (Folger); Dinah (Folger); Reuben Folger; Eunice (Folger); George Folger; Paul Folger; Judith (Folger); Jethro Folger, plus a child whose name was not included. Latham, a whaler, was taken prisoner while whaling during the Revolutionary war, by the British, and because he would not consent to fight, was taken to a small rocky island, and left to starve to death. To his good fortune an American vessel soon came along and rescued him. Latham was the first cousin of Benjamin Franklin's mother. He was also related to a Secretary of the U. S. Treasury, named Folger.

(Folger), Lottie R. 745, 746. d/o John Folger and Elizabeth (Reynolds) Folger.

(Folger), Lydia Reynolds. 672, 673. 581, 582. 745, 746. b. 1827. d/o Asa Folger and Elizabeth (Starbuck) Folger. w/o Linton Reynolds. m/o Theodore Reynolds, Bio 672, 673; Luther Reynolds; Othello Reynolds, Mary E. (Reynolds) Lewis. Lydia was three years old when she came to Vermilion County. She was the twin of Matilda (Folger).

(Folger), Mary Mills. 571, 572. 581, 582. 745, 746. d/o Asa Folger and Elizabeth (Starbuck) Folger. w/o Henry Mills. m/o Aaron Mills; Alpheus Mills; Zimri Mills; Marietta (Mills) Lewis; Matilda (Mills) Haworth; Seth Mills; Allen G. Mills.

(Folger), Matilda Haworth. 581, 582. 745, 746. Deceased. d/o Asa Folger and Elizabeth (Starbuck) Folger. She was the twin of Lydia (Folger)

(Folger), Rachael Ellis. 581, 582. 745, 746. d/o Asa Folger and Elizabeth (Starbuck) Folger.

(Folger), Rachael E. 745, 746. d/o John Folger and Elizabeth (Reynolds) Folger.

Folger, Ray. 745, 746. s/o Alonzo M. Folger and Carrie (Castle) Folger.

(Folger), Romania J. Hollingsworth. 745, 746. d/o John Folger and Elizabeth (Reynolds) Folger. w/o Jacob Hollingsworth. m/o Harry Hollingsworth; Esther (Hollingsworth); unnamed baby.

(Folger), Sarah Dubie. 581, 582. 745, 746. d/o Asa Folger and Elizabeth (Starbuck) Folger.

Folger, Thomas. 581, 582. b.1849. s/o Asa Folger and Elizabeth (Starbuck) Folger. Thomas was a year old when his father died.

Folger, Elder Uriah. Bio 581, 582. b. 1831. s/o Asa Folger and Elizabeth (Starbuck) Folger. h/o Edith C. Dillon. No children. A devoted Quaker, Asa owned 20 acres in Elwood Township, 610 acres in Texas, and also a town lot in Marrietta, Texas.

Folger, Walter. 581, 582. s/o Asa Folger and Elizabeth (Starbuck) Folger.

(Foltz), Mary Nolan 838, 839. b.1827. w/o John Nolan. m/o Henry M. Nolan, Bio 838, 839; Fielden C. Nolan; J. Monroe Nolan; Lizzie (Nolan); Lucitta (Nolan).

(Foncannon), Emma Jones. 918, 919. d/o Tilman and Sallie (m/n/u) Foncannon. w/o Philip Jones. m/o Daniel Jones; Moses Jones; Earl Jones.

Foncannon, Tilman. 918, 919. h/o Sallie (m/n/u) Foncannon. f/o Emma (Foncannon) Jones.

(Foos), Amelia. 537, 538. d/o Franklin Foos and Amelia (Howe) Foos.

(Foos), Ellen. 537, 538. d/o Franklin Foos and Amelia (Howe) Foos.

(Foos), Frances Dickson. 537, 538. b.@1841. d/o Franklin Foos and Amelia (Howe) Foos. w/o Silas Dickson. m/o Robert Dickson; Lena (Dickson) Cannon; Albertus Dickson. Silas was 34 and Frances was 23 when they wed. She came to Vermilion County at age 10.

Foos, Franklin. 537, 538. b.1803 h/o Amelia (Howe) Foos. f/o Louisa (Foos); Lydia (Foos); Joseph Foos; Amelia (Foos); Lovina )Foos); Frances Foos; Ellen (Foos). Franklin was the oldest living native of Columbus County, Ohio.

Foos, Joseph. 537, 538. s/o Franklin Foos and Amelia (Howe) Foos.

(Foos), Louisa. 537, 538. d/o Franklin Foos and Amelia (Howe) Foos.

(Foos), Lovina. 537, 538. d/o Franklin Foos and Amelia (Howe) Foos.

(Foos), Lydia. 537, 538. d/o Franklin Foos and Amelia (Howe) Foos.

Forbes, Alex. 662, 663. h/o Cornelia Ann (Randall) Forbes. f/o 10 children, 5 living: Medwin Forbes; George Forbes; Hiram Forbes; Marietta (Forbes); Charles Forbes, Bio 662, 663. Alex was an early settler in Ohio, and a retired builder and contractor in 1889.

Forbes, Charles Bio 662, 663. 607, 608. b. 1853. Eighth child of ten born to Alex Forbes and Cornelia Ann (Randall) Forbes. h/o Myra (Fisher) Forbes. No children included. At age 18, Charles became interested and involved in a series of ownerships and sales of creameries. In the fall of 1885, Charles moved to Sidell and sold agricultural implements, furniture, carriages and wagons.

(Forbes), Elizabeth Thornburg. 429, 430. w/o Eli Thornburg. m/o Nancy (Thornburg) Bantz.

Forbes, George. 662, 663. s/o Alex Forbes and Cornelia Ann (Randall) Forbes.

Forbes, Hiram. 662, 663. s/o Alex Forbes and Cornelia Ann (Randall) Forbes.

(Forbes), Marietta. 662, 663. d/o Alex Forbes and Cornelia Ann (Randall) Forbes. Forbes, Medwin. 662, 663. s/o Alex Forbes and Cornelia Ann (Randall) Forbes.

(Ford), Amy Busby. 575, 576. w/o Thomas W. Busby. m/o 4. The Busbys lived in Iowa.

(Forster), Amanda. 831, 832. d/o James Forster, Sr. and second wife, Nancy H. (Stump) Forster.

Forster, Arthur. 831, 832. h/o Nancy (Esry) Forster. f/o James Forster, Sr. Arthur cut the first stick of timber for the courthouse at Paris, Illinois.

(Forster), Catherine Roll. 831, 832. d/o James Forster, Sr. and first wife Nancy M. (Parish) Forster. w/o Daniel Roll.

Forster, Elbert. 831, 832. s/o James Forster, Sr. and second wife, Nancy H. (Stump) Forster.

Forster, Elsworth. 831, 832. s/o James Forster, Sr. and second wife, Nancy H. (Stump) Forster.

Forster, James, Sr. Residence 795. Bio 831, 832. b.1822. s/o Arthur Forster and Nancy (Esry) Forster. Husband of two wives: (Wife #1) Nancy M. (Parish) Forster. m/o 5 children, 1 living: Catherine (Forster) Roll. (Wife #2) Nancy H. (Stump) Forster. m/o 8 children, 6 living: Thomas Forster; Amanda Forster; Elsworth Forster; William Forster; James Forster; Elbert Forster; Helen and Ezra died quite young. James and Nancy married in 1846 when James was 24 and Nancy was 23. His ownership increased to 500 acres and 182 acre farms.

Forster, James, Jr. 831, 832. s/o James Forster, Sr. and second wife, Nancy H. (Stump) Forster.

Forster, Thomas. 831, 832. s/o James Forster, Sr. and second wife, Nancy H. (Stump) Forster.

Forster, William. 831, 832. s/o James Forster and second wife, Nancy H. (Stump) Forster.

Forsythe, Goodman. 792, 793. h/o Margaret (Laufman) Forsythe. f/o 3 children.

(Fortney), Margaret Orr. 1111, 1112, 1113. First wife of James Orr. m/o James A. Orr, deceased, accidentally shot at 16; Louise J. (Orr) Ross, deceased; John D. Orr; Margaret (Ross), deceased.

(Foster), (g/n/u Harper. 588, 589. First wife of Archibald Reed Harper. m/o O. E. Harper of Danville.

(Foster), (g/n/u) Ostrander. 693, 694. w/o (g/n/u) Ostrander. m/o Harriet (Ostrander) Stufflebeam. Sister of Zebulon Foster, who raised her grandson, Oliver Stufflebeam when he was orphaned at age 7.

Foster, Alfred 552, 555. d.1867. h/o Harriet (Woodyard) Foster. West Virginia state senator.

Foster, Charles. 453, 454. h/o Allie B. (Ankrum) Foster, died before 1889.

Foster, Edward. 318, 319. 706, 707. 755, 756, 759. h/o Sarah A. (Tillotson) Foster. f/o 7. A farmer. 723. Donated $30 to the Civil War fund of $8,000.

Foster, Staunton. 291, 292. h/o Clarissa (Wright) Foster.

Foster, Zebulon. 693, 694. Uncle of Harriet (Ostrander) Stufflebeam. Zebulon raised Harriet's son, Oliver Stufflebeam, after Oliver was orphaned at age 7.

Foulke, W. D. 723. Donated $30 to the Civil War fund of $8,000.

Fouts, (g/n/u). 801, 802, 803, 804. Born in Germany. f/o Andrew Fouts. Settled in Maryland.

Fouts, Albert. 801, 802, 803, 804. s/o Henry Fouts and Elizabeth D. (Boswell) Fouts. Albert was a farmer in Missouri.

Fouts, Andrew. 801, 802, 803, 804. s/o (g/n/u) Fouts, from Germany. f/o David Fouts. Owner of a plantation with slaves in North Carolina, Andrew fought in the Revolutionary War.

Fouts, Andrew J. 801, 802, 803, 804. s/o Henry Fouts and Elizabeth D. (Boswell) Fouts. Andrew was a farmer.

Fouts, Benton. 801, 802, 803, 804. Deceased. s/o David Fouts. Served in an Indian regiment. Died soon after reaching home.

Fouts, David. 801, 802, 803, 804. Died in 1856. s/o Andrew Fouts. Husband of two women: (Wife #1) Martha (Parr) Fouts. m/o Henry H. Fouts; Martha (Fouts); deceased children Washington, Enoch, Solomon, Melinda. (Wife #2) Name unknown. m/o Melissa (Fouts); Rachel (Fouts), deceased; Mary (Fouts); David Fouts; Merrill Fouts; Benton Fouts, deceased; John Fouts, deceased. David had 1,200 acres in Indiana, and prospered.

Fouts, David. 801, 802, 803, 804. s/o David Fouts. Served as Captain in the 35th Missouri Infantry. Resident of Kansas.

Fouts, David W. 801, 802, 803, 804. s/o Henry Fouts and Elizabeth D. (Boswell) Fouts.

(Fouts), Emma A. Wright. 801, 802, 803, 804. d/o Henry Fouts and Elizabeth D. (Boswell) Fouts. w/o John Wright, a farmer.

(Fouts), Harriet "Hattie" E. Hawkins. 801, 802, 803, 804. 1009, 1010. Born 1854. d/o Henry H. Fouts and Elizabeth D. (Boswell) Fouts. Second wife of Abram C. Hawkins. m/o Otis Hawkins; Albert Hawkins; Myrtie E (Hawkins); Edith M. (Hawkins). Before her marriage, Hattie was a teacher.

Fouts, Henry H. Bio 801, 802, 803, 804. b.1814. s/o David Fouts and Martha (Parr) Fouts. Husband of two women: (Wife #1) Lucinda (Menaugh) Fouts. m/o Martha (Fouts) Roush. (Wife #2) Elizabeth D. (Boswell) Fouts. m/o 15 children: Mary (Fouts) died at 9 months; Albert Fouts; David W. Fouts; John H. Fouts; Sarah (Fouts) Hurst; Melissa A. (Fouts) Julian; James T. Fouts, deceased; Joseph G. Fouts. Margaret (Fouts) Welsh; Mariah (Fouts) Sours; Harriet "Hattie" E. (Fouts) Hawkins; Nancy (Fouts) Stanfield; George W. Fouts, deceased; Andrew Fouts; Emma A. (Fouts) Wright. Henry had 36 grandchildren and 5 great grandchildren. Henry attended school only a few months. At age 14 he was "grog boss" at a Louisville canal for 3 months, followed by 2 years at a wholesale coffee house. At 18 Henry began flat boating down the river to New Orleans. In 1835 Henry began farming, but the next year he sold his 160 acres and worked as a carpenter at Delphi for 3 years. In 1840 he took 3 years to fill a contract on building a dam and 3 miles of canal. However, his partner ran away with the money. He traded for 4 years with the Indians. See Bio for complete amazing story. He operated 131 acres.

Fouts, James T. 801, 802, 803, 804. Deceased. s/o Henry Fouts and Elizabeth D. (Boswell) Fouts. Enlisted in the spring of 1865, James died in New Orleans, headed home.

Fouts, John. 801, 802, 803, 804. s/o David Fouts. Died in St. Louis.

Fouts, John H. 801, 802, 803, 804. s/o Henry Fouts and Elizabeth D. (Boswell) Fouts. John operated the home farm.

Fouts, Joseph G. 801, 802, 803, 804. s/o Henry Fouts and Elizabeth D. (Boswell) Fouts.

(Fouts), Margaret Welsh. 801, 802, 803, 804. d/o Henry Fouts and Elizabeth D. (Boswell) Fouts. w/o Silas Welsh of Kansas.

(Fouts), Mariah Sours. 801, 802, 803, 804. d/o Henry Fouts and Elizabeth D. (Boswell) Fouts. w/o George Sours of Kansas.

(Fouts), Martha. 801, 802, 803, 804. d/o David Fouts and Martha (Parr) Fouts.

(Fouts), Martha Roush. 801, 802, 803, 804. d/o Henry H Fouts and first wife Lucinda (Menaugh) Fouts.

(Fouts), Mary. 801, 802, 803, 804. d/o David Fouts.

(Fouts), Melissa. 801, 802, 803, 804. d/o David Fouts.

(Fouts), Melissa A. Julian. 801, 802, 803, 804. d/o Henry Fouts and Elizabeth D. (Boswell) Fouts. w/o Samuel Julian of Bloomfield, Illinois.

Fouts, Merrill. 801, 802, 803, 804. s/o David Fouts and second wife, name unknown. Served in an Indian regiment. Resident of Nebraska.

(Fouts), Nancy Stanfield. 801, 802, 803, 804. d/o Henry Fouts and Elizabeth D. (Boswell) Fouts. w/o C. Stanfield.

(Fouts), Sarah J. Hurst. 801, 802, 803, 804. Deceased. d/o Henry Fouts and Elizabeth D. (Boswell) Fouts. w/o W. W. Hurst.

(Fowler), Elvira Faurot. 250, 251. d/o Willey Fowler and Cynthia (Perkins) Fowler. w/o Ira Faurot. m/o Hannah (Faurot) Davidson; Cynthia (Faurot) Davidson; Sarah (Faurot) Davis Steward; Victoria (Faurot); Willie Faurot; Joseph Faurot.

Fowler, Perry. 483, 484. h/o Jane (Tilton) Fowler. f/o 1 child. The Fowlers lived in Minnesota.

Fowler, Willey. 250, 251. Born in England. h/o Cynthia (Perkins) Fowler. f/o Elvira (Fowler) Faurot.

Fox Farm. 447, 448. Home of the Verner R. Dalbey family.

(Frakes), Cassander Fisk. 550, 551, 552. d/o Joseph Frakes. w/o Col. James Fisk. m/o James W. Fisk, Bio 550, 51, 552.

Frakes, Joseph. 550, 551, 552. f/o Cassander (Frakes) Fisk. Joseph fought in the Revolutionary War, and was also an Indian fighter.

Francis, Alonzo. 919, 920. h/o Caroline (Millikin) Francis. Residents of Dudley, Edgar County.

(Franklin), Belle Ball. 644, 645. w/o Scott Ball. m/o Maggie (Ball).

(Frasier), Anna J. 772, 773. d/o Hiram Frasier and Isabel (Mann) Frasier.

(Frasier) Betsy Larrance 499, 500. Second wife of William Larrance.

(Frasier), Fannie. 772, 773. d/o Weeks and Anna (Sammous) Frasier.

Frasier, Hiram. Bio 772, 773. b.1825. s/o Weeks Frasier and Anna (Sammous) Frasier. h/o Isabel (Mann) Frasier. f/o Jackson I. Frasier; Anna J. (Frasier); Levi D. Frasier; Indiola (Frasier); Stephen D. Frasier; Mary C. (Frasier). Hiram helped his father develop his farm. See for interesting additional details of early school, which met 3 months per year. In 1852 at age 27, Hiram crossed the plains with a span of mules and a buggy, from Omaha, Nebraska, to Salt Lake City, to California, where he stayed two years, returned home by the "water route." Farmed 650 acres.

(Frasier), Holly. 772, 773. d/o Weeks and Anna (Sammous) Frasier.

(Frasier), Indiola. 772, 773. d/o Hiram Frasier and Isabel (Mann) Frasier.

Frasier, Jackson I. 772, 773. s/o Hiram Frasier and Isabel (Mann) Frasier.

Frasier, James. 772, 773. b.1818. s/o Weeks and Anna (Sammous) Frasier.

Frasier, Jonathon. 772, 773. s/o Weeks and Anna (Sammous) Frasier.

Frasier, Levi D. 772, 773. s/o Hiram Frasier and Isabel (Mann) Frasier.

(Frasier), Lucinda. 772, 773. d/o Weeks and Anna (Sammous) Frasier.

(Frasier), Mary C. 772, 773. d/o Hiram Frasier and Isabel (Mann) Frasier.

(Frasier), Nancy J. 772, 773. d/o Weeks and Anna (Sammous) Frasier.

(Frasier), Sarah A. 772, 773. d/o Weeks and Anna (Sammous) Frasier.

Frasier,Stephen D. 772, 773. s/o Hiram Frasier and Isabel (Mann) Frasier.

Frasier, Thomas. 772, 773. s/o Weeks and Anna (Sammous) Frasier.

Frasier, Weeks. 772, 773. s/o William Frasier. h/o Anna (Sammous) Frasier. f/o James Frasier; William Frasier; Hiram Frasier, Bio 772, 773; Lucinda (Frasier); Thomas Frasier; Jonathon Frasier; Holly (Frasier); Fannie (Frasier); Nancy J. (Frasier); Sarah A. (Frasier). In 1831, the family moved to Paris, Illinois, when there were only a few log houses. He eventually farmed 650 acres.

Frasier, William. 772, 773. f/o Weeks Frasier. William left Virginia and arrived in Kentucky in the early days. Later he moved on to Danville.

Frasier, William. 772, 773. s/o Weeks and Anna (Sammous) Frasier.

(Frazier), Alcie Golden. 478, 479. w/o Jacob Golden. m/o Hannah (Golden) Cloyd.

(Frazier), Angeline Phillips. 704, 705, 706. d/o Captain Samuel Frazier and Beulah Ann (Finley) Frazier. w/o James H. Phillips. m/o 6 children.

Frazier, DeWitt C. 704, 705, 706. s/o Captain Samuel Frazier and Beulah Ann (Finley) Frazier. h/o Emma (Reed) Frazier. DeWitt was an attorney in Danville.

(Frazier), Elizabeth C. Chandler. 249, 250. w/o James Chandler. m/o Martha J. (Chandler) Cunningham. Elizabeth died of milk sickness when Martha was 5.

(Frazier), Florence Phillips. 704, 705, 706. d/o Captain Samuel Frazier and Beulah Ann (Finley) Frazier. w/o W. W. Phillips. m/o four children, one deceased.

Frazier, J. B. 844, 847. h/o Dora (Zimmerly) Frazier.

(Frazier), Mary F. Lapham. 704, 705, 706. d/o Captain Samuel Frazier and Beulah Ann (Finley) Frazier. w/o M. A. Lapham. m/o 2 children.

Frazier, Peter. 588, 589. b.1784. d.1881/97. Grandfather of Sarah (Frazier) Payton.

Frazier, Samuel. 704, 705, 706. d.1846. h/o Mary (Massey) Frazier. f/o 9 children, 6 lived to maturity, only Captain Samuel Frazier survived. Samuel left Maryland in 1806 and moved to Ohio on a 2-horse cart with 6 men, 1 woman, and wife Mary. Samuel served a year in the War of 1812 as a Major. He moved his family to Springfield Ohio, 4 years later to Indiana, and Illinois in 1838 Son Samuel had moved to Vermilion County in 1833, and Samuel bought property near his son. Samuel was a shoemaker.

Frazier, Captain Samuel. Bio 704, 705, 706. b.1806. s/o Samuel Frazier and Mary (Massey) Frazier. Of the 9 children born to Samuel and Mary, only Captain Samuel Frazier survived his parents. Husband of two women: (Wife #1) Beulah Ann (Finley) Frazier. m/o 12 children, 4 surviving: Edward Frazier entered the army, became ill, returned home, and died 10 days later at age 19; Angeline (Frazier) Phillips; Mary F. (Frazier) Lapham; Florence (Frazier) Phillips; DeWitt C. Frazier. (Wife #2) Nancy (Finley) Frazier. Nancy was the sister of Samuel's first wife, Beulah Ann. Samuel was only 6 when his father enlisted in the War of 1812. At age 18, Samuel began following the river, flat boating and steam boating. Married to Beulah in 1832, in 1833 he left Indiana, and moved his little family by ox team, a journey of 15 days on the road, to 200 acres in Vermilion County. Danville's population was between 400 to 500 people, but it was a county seat and the courthouse was already built. In 1838 he moved into Danville, the same year his father joined him, and began many business deals, such as the Frazier Block, and a hotel he operated for five years. In 1840, he began 8 years service as the elected sheriff, the third sheriff in Danville's history. Senior member of Frazier, Lamb & Co., merchandise; later withdrew, and then formed Frazier & Gessie, his son-in-law. (Note: No such name appears with his daughters.) Samuel raised Co. C, assigned to the 12th Infantry under Col. John McArthur, served as Captain for 3 months, then disbanded as the company was not needed. Samuel was a personal friend of Abraham Lincoln. Samuel divided 700 acres between his children.

(Frazier), Sarah Payton. 588, 589. d.1878. Granddaughter of Peter Frazier, one of the first Vermilion County pioneers. w/o John Payton. m/o Julia (Payton) Harper.

Freeman, Albert "Bert" D. 282, 285 734. s/o Alfred C. Freeman and second wife, Mary (Dustin) Freeman

Freeman, Alfred C. Bio 734. 282, 285. b.1832. s/o Lewis Freeman who died at age 35. Husband of two women: (Wife #1) Jennie R. (Newkirk) Freeman. m/o Ella Nora (Freeman; Charles A. Freeman, deceased, mother and child died at childbirth. (Wife #2) Mary W. (Dustin) Freeman. m/o Harry L. Freeman, Bio 282, 285; Fred D. Freeman; Albert "Bert" D. Freeman; Nettie J. (Freeman); Edmund G. Freeman. Alfred attended common school until he was 14 when he became a clerk, working at different places in the county until age 23. He moved to Vermilion County in 1854, and worked on a farm until 1864. The "western country" helped his asthma. In 1867 Alfred became Station agent of Wabash Railroad and postmaster, serving until 1872, moving to Danville in 1868. In 1874, he was City Clerk of Danville, serving for either 15 or 18 years, retiring due to heart disease.

Freeman, Edmund G. 282, 285. 734. s/o Alfred C. Freeman and second wife, Mary (Dustin) Freeman.

(Freeman), Ella Nora. 734. d/o Alfred C. Freeman and first wife, Jennie R. (Newkirk) Freeman.

Freeman, Fred D. 282, 285. 734. s/o Alfred C. Freeman and second wife, Mary (Dustin) Freeman.

Freeman, Harry L. Bio 282, 285. 734, b.1865. s/o Alfred C. Freeman and second wife Mary (Dustin) Freeman. Married at 20, h/o Jennie W. (Jackson) Freeman. f/o Anna J. who lived only 1 year. Harry was Junior partner with his brother-in-law, John Jackson, of John Jackson & Co., (238) general merchandise. Deputy Assessor at 17, and collector of Danville Township.

Freeman, Lewis 734. Died at age 35. f/o Alfred C. Freeman. A prosperous merchant.

(Freeman), Nettie J. 282, 285. 734. d/o Alfred C. Freeman and second wife, Mary (Dustin) Freeman.

Freesch, Charles. 892, 893, 894. h/o Mary Ann (Elliott) Freesch. f/o 3. Charles farmed in Edgar County.

Frei, Henry. Bio 1047, 1048. Born 1830 in Germany. s/o Meir Frei and Nina (Frei - correct) Frei. h/o Caroline (Beer) Frei. Adoptive f/o Rachel (Frei). Henry's mother died in 1839 when he was 9 years old. He spent 3 years as an apprentice to the "turner's trade" (manufacturing mechanical parts), but did not like it. In 1852, Henry came to America, apparently to the south. Refusing to join the Confederates, he walked 25 miles to the nearest railroad station and took a train to New York City. There, he met an old friend Jake Sholem of Paris, Illinois. After an amazing career history, he became a successful merchant in Kansas, Illinois. He became a naturalized citizen.

Frei, Meir. 1047, 1048. Born in Germany. h/o Nina (Frei - correct) Frei. f/o Henry Frei.

(Frei), Nina Frei (correct). 1047, 1048. Born in Germany. w/o Meir Frei. m/o Henry Frei.

(Frei), Rachel. 1047, 1048. b.1874. Adoptive daughter of Henry Frei and Caroline (Beer) Frei. Rachel's parents had died of yellow fever.

French, Dr. Algy D. 735, 736. s/o Ersom French and second wife, Eliza Boling) Carrol French. h/o Mamie (Morse) French. f/o Gracie E. (French), who died at age 2. As his brother Truman had done, Algy attended Rush Medical College in Chicago and Indianapolis. He first practiced in Potomac, Illinois until 1889, and then moved to Crete, Nebraska.

(French), Elizabeth. 735, 736. d/o George French and Elizabeth (Sterman) French.

(French), Emily Tillotson. 706. 756 w/o Wallace Tillotson. m/o 3 children.

French, Emphery. 735, 736. s/o George French and Elizabeth (Sterman) French.

French, Erastus. 735, 736. s/o George French and Elizabeth (Sterman) French.

French, Ersom. Bio 735, 736. b.1811. s/o George French and Elizabeth (Sterman) French. Husband of two women: (Wife #1) Harriet (Clem) French. m/o Harriet (French) Chenoweth. (Wife #2) Eliza (Boling) Carrol French. m/o Dr. Truman P. French; Dr. Algy D. French; George French, deceased. Ersom considered moving to Kansas but his sentiments against slavery were not shared by the people he met in Kansas. He moved to Vermilion County in 1852.

French, George, Sr. 735, 736. s/o Henry French and Elizabeth (Ersom) French. h/o Elizabeth (Sterman) French. f/o Emphery French; Henry French; John French; Ersom French, Bio 735, 736; Mary (French); Erastus French; Thomas French; Elizabeth (French); George French; Washington French; Mary J. (French). Note: Two daughters were given the same first name of Mary. George and Elizabeth left Kentucky in 1809 to settle in Indiana. When the War of 1812 began 3 years later, George took his family to his parents home in Kentucky, and returned to Indiana where he served as a wagoner for the soldiers. Twice, the Indians took the wagons, but George escaped each time on the lead horse of his 5-horse team, a mare that was unusually fast. The family returned to Indiana after the war.

French, George. 735, 736. s/o George French and Elizabeth (Sterman) French.

French, George M. 735, 736. s/o Truman P. French and Eugenia I. (Robinson) French.

(French), Harriet Chenoweth. 735, 736. d/o Ersom French and first wife, Harriet (Clem) French. w/o Elijjah Chenoweth.

French, Henry. 735, 736. Born in Germany. h/o Elizabeth (Ersom) French, also born in Germany. f/o 4 girls and 2 boys, including George French. Henry was a blacksmith and gunsmith in Germany. He and his family settled in Kentucky.

French, Henry. 735, 736. s/o George French and Elizabeth (Sterman) French.

French, John. 735, 736. s/o George French and Elizabeth (Sterman) French.

(French), Mary. 735, 736. d/o George French and Elizabeth (Sterman) French. Two daughters were given the same first name of Mary, the only distinction is that one is Mary J.

(French), Mary J. 735, 736. d/o George French and Elizabeth (Sterman) French. Two daughters were given the same first name of Mary, the only distinction is that this daughter is Mary J.

(French), Millie. 318. w/o William M. Tillotson. m/o 3 children.

French, Morris D. 735, 736. s/o Truman P. French and Eugenia I. (Robinson) French.

French, Thomas. 735, 736 s/o George French and Elizabeth (Sterman) French.

French, Dr. Truman P. 735, 736. s/o Ersom French and second wife, Eliza Boling) Carrol French. h/o Eugenia I. (Robinson) French. f/o George M. French; Morris D. French. Truman attended Rush Medical College in Chicago and Indianapolis. He first practiced in Ogden for 7 years, but returned to Vermilion County in 1880. He owned two stores and an 80 acre farm.

French, Washington. 735, 736. s/o George French and Elizabeth (Sterman) French.

(Friend), Helen Ball. 644, 645. w/o Theodore Ball. m/o 6 children. The Balls lived in Ohio.

(Fritz), Catherine Cockrell. 833, 834, 837, 838. w/o Monroe Cockrell. m/o Flora (Cockrell) Linnabary.

(Fruits) Margaret Patterson Williams. 679, 680. Third wife of Thomas Williams.

(Fuller), America. 663, 664. d/o Jerry Fuller and Mary I. (Battles) Fuller Clark. Note: Some information on pages 466, 467 is inaccurate.

(Fuller), Hannah Johnson. 693, 694. b.1818. d.1881/63. w/o Abner Johnson. m/o Anna (Johnson) Stufflebean.

Fuller, Jerry. 663, 664. Probably s/o John Fuller and Ellen (Gillham) Fuller. First husband of Mary I. (Battles) Fuller Clark. f/o America (Fuller); John Stephen Fuller; Louisa (Fuller); Mary E. Fuller; Nancy Jane (Fuller) Spellman Bennett; Rueben Fuller; Sarah E. (Fuller). The Fullers settled first in Cincinnati, Ohio, where Mr. Fuller engaged in teaming, and later moved to a farm in Ky where he died. Note: Some information on pages 466, 467 is inaccurate.

Fuller, John 466, 467. h/o Ellen (Gillham) Fuller. Note: Some information on pages 466, 467 is inaccurate. John Fuller was probably the father of Jerry Fuller, first husband of Mary I. (Battles) Fuller Clark. John's wife, Ellen (Gillham) Fuller was not the wife of (g/n/u) Battles. See 663, 664.

(Fuller), Louisa. 663, 664. d/o Jerry Fuller and Mary I. (Battles) Fuller Clark. Note: Some information on pages 466, 467 is inaccurate.

(Fuller), Nancy Jane Spellman Bennett. 663, 664. d/o Jerry Fuller and Mary I. (Battles) Fuller Clark. Wife of two men. (Husband #1) Thomas B. Spellman. f/o one child. (Husband #2) Dewitt Clinton "Clint" Bennett. f/o Sarah L. (Bennett); Charles Bennett; Jacob C. Bennett; Bessie W. (Bennett); Luella (Bennett); Clinton Bennett. Note: Some information on pages 466, 467 is inaccurate.

Fuller, Rueben. 663, 664. s/o Jerry Fuller and Mary I. (Battles) Fuller Clark. Note: Some information on pages 466, 467 is inaccurate.

(Fuller), Sarah E. 663, 664. d/o Jerry Fuller and Mary I. (Battles) Fuller Clark. Some information on pages 466, 467 is inaccurate.

Fulton, Daniel. 910, 911. h/o Abbie (Sayre) Fulton. Residents of Prairie Township.

Fulton, Henry. 240, 241, 242. h/o Mary Jane(Boyce) Fulton

(Fulton), Nancy Armstrong. 721, 722 w/o James Armstrong, Jr. m/o John Armstrong; Robert Armstrong; James Armstrong, Jr.; Jane (Armstrong); Maria (Armstrong); Eliza (Armstrong); Rachel (Armstrong). Nancy was a relative of Robert Fulton who developed the steamboat.

(Fultz), Carrie. 546, 547. d/o Jacob Fultz and Louisa (Murrey) Fultz.

Fultz, Isaac. 546, 547. s/o William Fultz and Nancy (Givens) Fultz.

(Fultz), Isabella. 546, 547. d/o William Fultz and Nancy (Givens) Fultz.

Fultz, Jacob. Home 544, Bio 546, 547, 548. b.1830. s/o William Fultz and Nancy (Givens) Fultz. h/o Louisa (Murrey) Fultz. f/o John Fultz; Mary E. (Fultz); Olive M. (Fultz); Owen Wendel Fultz; Nancy (Fultz); Lola M. (Fultz); Carrie (Fultz). From age 6, Jacob attended school for 3 winter months, and worked the rest of the year on his father's farm. He was a lover of history and continued his fondness of literature the rest of his life. While visiting relatives in Springfield shortly before the Civil War, he met Joe Agey and Ed Randal who hired him to drive a team to Kansas; he disliked Kansas and returned home. He signed for 3 years in Co. K, 71st Indiana Infantry. He was captured by Kirby Smith, but paroled. He was on guard duty at Indianapolis, but extreme exposure led to pneumonia, leaving him handicapped for 4 years. He was discharged 5 days short of a year, rather than the 3 years he had signed for. He operated his father's farm until his marriage at age 43, in 1874. The newlyweds settled on a 60 acre farm in Vermilion County. He added land until his farm consisted of 180 acres.

Fultz, John. 546, 547. s/o William Fultz and Nancy (Givens) Fultz.

Fultz, John. 546, 547. s/o Jacob Fultz and Louisa (Murrey) Fultz.

(Fultz), Lola M. 546, 547. d/o Jacob Fultz and Louisa (Murrey) Fultz.

(Fultz), Margaret. 546, 547. d/o William Fultz and Nancy (Givens) Fultz.

(Fultz), Martha. 546, 547. d/o William Fultz and Nancy (Givens) Fultz.

(Fultz), Mary. 546, 547. d/o William Fultz and Nancy (Givens) Fultz.

(Fultz), Mary E. 546, 547. d/o Jacob Fultz and Louisa (Murrey) Fultz.

(Fultz), Nancy. 546, 547. d/o Jacob Fultz and Louisa (Murrey) Fultz.

(Fultz), Olive M. 546, 547. d/o Jacob Fultz and Louisa (Murrey) Fultz.

Fultz, Owen Wendel. 546, 547. s/o Jacob Fultz and Louisa (Murrey) Fultz.

(Fultz), Rebecca. 546, 547. d/o William Fultz and Nancy (Givens) Fultz.

Fultz, William. 546, 547, 548. Born 1805. d.1876/71. William's parents were from Germany. h/o Nancy (Givens) Fultz. f/o Magaret (Fultz); Jacob Fultz, Jacob's home 544, Bio 546, 547; Isaac Fultz; Mary (Fultz); Rebecca (Fultz); Martha (Fultz); William Fultz; John Fultz; Isabella (Fultz). William settled in Vermilion County in 1826 amid plentiful Indians, but there were no problems.

Fultz, William. 546, 547. s/o William Fultz and Nancy (Givens) Fultz.

Funk, Frank. 289. First h/o Rowena Harriet (Thompson) Funk Bean. f/o 4 children.

(Funk), Mary Piper. 221, 222. w/o Thomas A. Piper. m/o Velora B. (Piper) Boggess.

Legend: CODE: b.=born d. died/age d/o=daughter of f/o=father of (g/n/u) =given name unknown h/o=husband of (m/n/u) =maiden name unknown m/o=mother of s/o=son of w/o=wife of ( ) = maiden name enclosed Names are listed alphabetically and each new alphabet letter is given a separate page.

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